Bali

Highway on the Indonesian island of Lombok, 16 June 2017
Aug 6 '18 15:30

As far as is known, no Dutch were killed in a severe earthquake that hit the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday. Some Dutch were injured, but their injuries are not serious, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said to RTL Nieuws.

Mount Agung on eastern Bali
Nov 29 '17 11:00

The airport in Bali is reopening today, the Indonesian authorities announced. The Denpasar airport was closed for two days because of poor visibility caused by volcano Agung spewing ash into the air. Despite the airport's reopening, KLM is not resuming its flights yet, RTL Nieuws reports.

Website Flightradar24 shows that planes are indeed moving to and from the Indonesian island again, according to the broadcaster.

Mount Agung on eastern Bali
Nov 27 '17 08:24

The Indonesian authorities closed the international airport on Bali due to an eruption of volcano Agung spewing large amounts of ash on the island. A total of 445 flights were canceled, resulting in 59 thousand travelers stranded on the island, NOS reports.

Cannabis
Oct 30 '17 14:50

A 37-year-old Dutch man was arrested on Bali with 2 liters of cannabis oil in his possession. He was arrested in Batu Belig on Sunday, immediately after taking possession of the cannabis oil, RTL Nieuws reports.

The suspect has been living in a villa in Batu Belig, a town north of Kuta, for two years, according to the broadcaster. He was under surveillance by the Indonesian authorities for some time. The Dutch man has not yet been charged.

Mount Agung on eastern Bali
Sep 27 '17 10:10

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is calling on Dutch people in Bali to register themselves with the Dutch embassy due to an imminent volcanic eruption on the island. People planning to go to the Indonesian island should also make sure they're registered with the embassy. Dutch on the island can register with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' 24/7 concact center, RTL Nieuws reports. 

jail
Jul 28 '17 11:40

A 46-year-old Dutch man was arrested on the Indonesian island of Bali for the possession of 0.83 grams of hashish. Drug possession on the island carries a maximum prison sentence of 12 years, according to newspaper AD.

Sep 15 '16 08:42

An explosion on a ferry between the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok left at least two people dead and 13 wounded. According to Reuters, a Dutch person and an Indonesian person were killed.

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May 18 '16 08:55

A Dutch tourist drowned during a snorkeling trip in Pemuteran, north of the Indonesian island of Bali. The victim is 76-year-old Anton de Jongh

Djai Heijn arrest Bali
May 2 '16 16:31

Indonesian authorities will not seek the death penalty against the heir to the family behind Albert Heijn grocery stores. Djaï Heijn is suspected of dealing, importing, producing and using marijuana a court in the island country heard on Monday, according to RTL Nieuws.

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Nov 4 '15 09:49

Indonesia has closed the Bail airport due to the ash cloud caused by a volcanic eruption on nearby island Lombok. The airport will be closed until Thursday at least. This means that there will be no KLM flights to or from Bali on Wednesday

Jul 10 '15 10:32

Hundreds of Dutch people are currently stranded in Singapore and Bali. KLM had to cancel the flights between the two islands after a volcano on East Java erupted.

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